21st Mar, 2019

Team News: Gold makes four changes ahead of Saracens test

Aaron Wise 28th Sep, 2017 Updated: 28th Sep, 2017

WARRIORS have made four changes to the starting line-up ahead of tomorrow night’s Aviva Premiership clash with Saracens at Sixways (kick-off 7.45pm).

Will Spencer and Jonny Arr both return from injury whilst Jamie Shillcock and David Denton also start, as Warriors go in search of their first win of the season.

Lock Spencer replaces Pierce Phillips who drops to the bench, while flanker Denton gets his first start for the club in place of Sam Lewis, who misses out with a neck injury.

Arr returns from concussion in place of Peter Stringer, whilst Shillcock replaces Ryan Mills who is sidelined with a quad problem.

In the replacements, Sam Olver and Chris Pennell return to the first-team fray after both having featured for Worcester Cavaliers against Northampton Wanderers on Monday night.

Christian Scotland-Williamson is named as back row replacement.

The match will also see Warriors forwards Jack Singleton and Biyi Alo up against their former club.

 

Warriors side to face Saracens: 

15 Josh Adams, 14 Perry Humphreys, 13 Jackson Willison, 12 Ben Te’o, 11 Bryce Heem, 10 Jamie Shillcock, 9 Jonny Arr, 1 Ryan Bower, 2 Jack Singleton, 3 Biyi Alo, 4 Donncha O’Callaghan (C), 5 Will Spencer, 6 David Denton, 7 Alafoti Faosiliva, 8 GJ van Velze

Replacements: 16 Joe Taufete’e, 17 Ethan Waller, 18 Gareth Milasinovich, 19 Pierce Phillips, 20 Christian Scotland-Williamson, 21 Jono Kitto, 22 Sam Olver, 23 Chris Pennell

 

Saracens side to face Warriors:

15 Alex Goode, 14 Sean Maitland, 13 Duncan Taylor, 12 Brad Barritt (C), 11 Chris Wyles, 10 Alex Lozowski, 9 Ben Spencer, 1 Hayden Thompson-Stringer, 2 Schalk Brits, 3 Vincent Koch, 4 Dominic Day, 5 George Kruis, 6 Maro Itoje, 7 Calum Clark, 8 Jackson Wray

Replacements: 16 Jamie George, 17 Mako Vunipola, 18 Juan Figallo, 19 Nick Isiekwe, 20 Ben Earl, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 Owen Farrell, 23 Nick Tompkins

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